Input substitution and technical change in U.S. high tech industries

Romesh Diwan, Chandana Chakraborty

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The paper shows that in U.S. high-tech industry sector, capital and non-production worker are complementary to each other. Capital and production worker, however, are substitutes. Also, technical change in the sector concerned is material using and capital and labor saving. The major saving is in production worker.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)141-145
Number of pages5
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1990


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